Saturday January 5, 1985
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 1985). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mélanie Bernier and Fabienne Suter.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Like A Virgin by Madonna.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
The Falcon and the Snowman, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985
while Life Its Ownself by Dan Jenkins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Luke.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Wartoad or Highway Encounter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 January 1985
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Which were the important events of 5 January 1985 ?
- Mungday (Discordianism)
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
- The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Mélanie Bernier
- Fabienne Suter
- Tyler James: American musicologist and author (Born 1940).
- Luvvie Ajayi: Author.
- Diego Vera: Uruguayan footballer.
- Robert L Surtees: American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (Born 1906).
- Discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission
- At the Winter Consumer Electronics Show, Atari introduces the Atari 520ST computer. It features 512 kB RAM, 192 kB ROM including Digital Research's GEM operating system, 640x400 monochrome or 320x200 16-color graphics from a palette of 512 colors, 32 kB screen RAM, MIDI interface, and mouse. Price is US$599.
- Bryan Trottier fails on 9th New York Islanders' penalty shot.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1985 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love For You
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Shakin' Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Wham! - I'm Your Man
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
- Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
- We All Stand Together - Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus
- See The Day - Dee C Lee
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?